Discounts to Epcot Food & Wine Fest

By Laura Taste your way around the world with an endless selection of global cuisine and beverages at Epcot’s International Wine & Food Festival. From delicious tapas and refreshing beverages to celebrity chef demonstrations and rock star performances, there’s something to satisfy most every appetite and interest. The festival runs September 14 – November 14, […]

Brewery tours in Florida, some are free

Florida is rich in breweries, and several offer brewery tours for free. Before attending, it’s probably wise to phone first to be sure the tour is offered that day.  Rules usually limit tours to people at least 21 years old. Free brewery tours Orlando Brewing, 1301 Atlanta Ave.,  Orlando 32806, 407-872-1117, 6 p.m. most Mondays to […]

Fall festivals & events in Florida, many free

Festivals are plentiful in Florida, offering family-friendly fun. Many are free, or relatively inexpensive, including these festivals September The Palms of Sebring Apple Festival, September 22-September 24, 725 S. Pine St., Sebring, 863-385-0161, free SummerJazz on the Gulf, September 24,  Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, 851 Gulf Shore Blvd. North, Naples, 239-261-2222, free Free Fall […]

Florida restaurants offer fixed-price dining deals

Dozens of restaurants in Florida participate in local events designed to put their finest fare forward. The eateries offer fixed-price menus that usually include an entrée and extras, such as appetizers and desserts.  The fixed prices often represent a discount on regular prices. Dine Out Lauderdale August 15 to September 30, participating restaurants offer three-course dinner selections […]

Early purchase discounts for air shows in Florida in October & November

Outdoor entertainment in Florida includes popular air shows, showcasing aerial feats of pilots and planes. Some shows involve an entry fee, with discounts for purchasing tickets online prior to the event. Some offer evening shows, with fireworks. Events include October 21-23, Florida International Air Show, Punta Gorda Airport, 28000 Airport Road, Punta Gorda 33982, 941-575-9007, discounted rate of […]

LEGOLAND Florida tickets for $35

By Laura For a limited time, you can purchase LEGOLAND Florida Resort tickets for just $35. The special ticket discount benefits the Children’s Home Society of Florida — $15 of each ticket goes to support families served by the non-profit organization. The single-day general admission ticket is valid for visits now through September 30, 2016 […]

10 free and cheap things to do in Sarasota

Whether it’s attending a sunset drum circle at the beach, catching a movie, or visiting an art museum, Sarasota has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in Sarasota, while on a budget. 1. Siesta Key Beach Community Drum Circle Every Sunday, one hour before sunset, […]

13 free and cheap things to do around St. Petersburg

Whether it’s going to a beach, a sunset festival, an art museum, or a sponge factory, St. Petersburg has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy in and nearby St. Petersburg, while on a budget. 1. Sunsets at Pier 60 Celebrate the sunset, 365 days a […]

10 free and cheap things to do around Bradenton

Whether it’s attending an art walk, visiting a national memorial, or enjoying the beach, Bradenton has plenty of free and cheap things to do. Here are 10 family fun adventures you can enjoy around Bradenton, while on a budget. 1. Village of the Arts Art Walk On the first Friday and Saturday of the month, the […]

12 free and cheap things to do in The Florida Keys

The Florida Keys is full of history, wildlife, breathtaking views, interesting people and good times. Here are 12 free and cheap things to do in the Florida Keys that will make your trip memorable. Key Largo 1. Florida Keys Wild Bird Center Visit the Florida Keys Wild Bird Center, founded by Laura Quinn, where you can […]

10 free things to do in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area

Some of the best things to do in Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Deerfield Beach and other towns in Broward are free. Allow your wallet a break and browse these recommendations. Enjoy music Along New River on Riverwalk in Fort Lauderdale, Sunday Jazz Brunch is a popular event 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. most first Sundays of the month, featuring an assortment […]